Three Tips for Showing Your Brentwood, CA House in the Winter

Three Tips for Showing Your Home in the Winter. Did you know that winter is actually one of the best times to sell your home? But where to start? Hi, I’m Krista Mashore, Owner-Broker of Homes by Krista. Wintertime means less competition in the marketplace, and buyers tend to be more serious about purchasing. So, … Continued

December 2019 Local Market Update

Here is your local East County market update for December 2019! Let’s see what’s happening right here in the Real Estate market in East County. In Brentwood we have 159 Active Homes on the market, the average days on the market is 74 and we have a median list price of 699,000. Let’s compare that … Continued

Should You Wait Until Spring To List

Should you wait until the spring to list your home or list right after the holidays? Hi, I’m Krista Mashore, Owner/Broker of Homes by Krista. I’ve been in this business for 18 years and sold thousands of homes and that’s a question that I get all of the time. I always advise sellers that one … Continued

December 2019 National Market Update

Are you ready for our national market update? We are seeing lower interest rates right now than we’ve seen since the beginning of 2018. Interest rates are also expected to remain low through 2022, according to the big dogs like Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. This means it’s an excellent time to purchase a home. … Continued

November 2019 Local Market Update (Contra Costa County)

What’s happening in our local real estate market? Well, I’m here to tell you. I am Krista Mashore, owner broker of Homes by Krista. We have seen a slight decrease in inventory in Brentwood. Inventory has gone down 11% in the past two months. Brentwood has 195 active homes on the market, 105 pending homes, … Continued

November 2019 National Market Update

What’s happening in our national real estate market, and how does it apply to you? Well, from my perspective, now may be a really good time to buy, and here’s why. Great news! The percentage of income needed to buy a medium priced home is down to 15.7%, and the historic norm is 21.2%. So … Continued